Frequently Asked Questions Answers To Perplexing Things That May Cross Your Mind
1) How do I join?
To create an account, click the "Log in" button at the top right of this page and then "Register," or click here. Next, enter your username, email and password or sign in with other accounts, such as Twitter or Google.
2) What are the benefits & features?
We offer an intelligent, intellectual-driven environment. The best benefit you will gain by joining this website is the Scholarly Community, which is growing daily. We hope to attract the top minds of our age, including many great scientific and abstract thinkers, for scholarly contribution and collaboration.
You will be provided with a customizable Profile, Dashboard and access to a long list of other features. To learn more, just click here for a features list.
3) What does it cost?
It's FREE! Scholarly Insider adds premium content everyday. You will have access to all of this right from the start at no charge.
2) What are cookies?
A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns.
4) How do you handle user-generated content?
We enable users and account holders the ability to submit media, text or other content for display on the web site. Such information may or may not be visible to anyone on the Internet. We allow users to define their own privacy settings (i.e. what is or is not publicly accessible) as part of our services offered.
5) What are your Terms of Service?
Our Terms of Service are a series of logical terms that you agree to by using our service. They are listed here for you to peruse.
1) What are Permissions?
These are special privileges granted by Scholarly Insider to top users who express an interest and have an insider edge, such as faculty members, deans, alumni leaders, department heads and other intellectual leaders.
2) What are the types of Permissions?
3) Tell me more about these?
a) Owner status is highly exclusive. It allow you executive level control in that you can build and edit your respective community however you would like. You will also be able to approve other Administrators to help you construct a vibrant, highly interactive resource. You will need a .edu email or affiliated address and a convincing reason for us to grant you this level of community control.
b) Administrator status delivers its own set of benefits and is more commonly granted. This level of control will allow you to manage aspects of a community's architecture and engagement, such as unique widgets and members.
4) Why should I request Permissions?
If you think you may wish to take the reins of a School or Network, first explore the website and then send us a request. Your suggestion will be sent to Scholarly Insider for consideration. IF your request is approved, you will be notified via our internal email.
Allowed & Disallowed File Types
1) What files types can I upload to Scholarly Corner (file-share) or other areas of the site?
You may upload media files, such as MP3 and MP4, image files, such as .jpg and .png, Microsoft Office files, such as .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, and more.
b) Nudity and/or offensive content is not permitted. This is a scholarly community, so please help us keep it highbrow by refraining from uploading offensive content and report pages that you find questionable.
c) Anything that may damage or endanger our network or brand is not permitted.
1) What is that rectangular toolbar on the mid-right side of each page?
That is our handy toolbar that helps accomplish three functions:
a) Social Share: This is the top icon (the one that looks like a half-circle with an arrow emanating from the center). This tool allows you to easily share any page on the most popular social networks. Just right click down on the icon, hold your clicker, and drag the Social Share icon over a centered logo, each of which represents a high-traffic website, such as Digg, LinkedIn, Reddit and others.
b) Scholarly Corner (file-share): Just click this center icon (the wrench & hammer) to start building Scholarly Insider with your favorite scholarly files, such as recorded academic lectures, research papers and/or campus photos. We will review your submissions and feature the best of them in the Campus Guides.
c) Feedback: With one click of this bottom icon (the Scholarly Speakerphone), you can shout-out praise, critiques or recommmendations (see Feedback's About: Bug Report, Content, Suggestions, Compliment or Other). Also, you can list the mood that a page inspires at the time of posting (see Feedback's Mood: Angry, Neutral, Happy).
Your name/email will be auto-populated in the first form field, unless you're not logged in (if this is the case, just enter your info). Next, enter your feedback in the bottom form field and click "Send" to send us your thoughts. We appreciate your honest comments.
1) How much data do you have currently?
We're a very new company. To see how far we have striven with the Campus Guides, for example, click here for a list of %s" that correlate with the number of sections (e.g. Campus Mottos, Timelines, Breaking Research, etc.) completed for a given school.
2) How often do you add data?
We add content daily (as do our members).
3) How do you generate your data?
Our data is generated by our in-house research methods and by our members.
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